GIS Analyst

Your Opportunity Our Water sector, which brings together many of the world's top engineers and scientists, sees water a bit differently-as a single holistic system rather than as unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. We use this perspective to help communities tap into water's potential. Throughout the life cycle of capture, use, reuse, and discharge, our team optimizes every facet of a water system. Whether a project calls for planners, designers, construction managers, or facility operators, we have the right experts to provide creative, yet practical, water solutions. Through our cost-effective strategies, we're helping communities increase their water efficiency and protect their water resources for future generations. Join our team as we create new ways to tap into water's vast potential.
Stantec's Water practice has an immediate need for a GIS Analyst with experience or an interest in working on FEMA related projects.

Your Duties Job functions include but not limited to:

  • Creating map exhibits and handouts
  • Documentation writing and report generation
  • Map and source data interpretation
  • Data collection and processing
  • Manipulating spreadsheets with familiarity to using formulas
  • Participate in client meetings
  • Following data quality assurance practices
  • Reviewing project deliverables
  • Apply GIS concepts
  • Perform data editing, digitizing, scanning and conversion
  • Work in diverse work and team environments
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to interact with others
  • Work outside the typical office environment (e.g. GPS data collection) as needed
  • Provide on-site GIS support at client or other Stantec offices as needed
  • Work on Windows operating system (Word, Access, Excel)
  • Overnight travel may be required

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Undergraduate degree with focus in Georgraphy, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartography or related field
  • Full understanding of GIS principles, concepts, and functionality
  • Experience in ESRI software suite (ArcGIS, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro)
  • Experience in reading engineering plans, as-built drawings, FEMA flood maps, python, programming experience, and Microsoft Excel a plus
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Current enrollment in an accredited post-secondary Geology, Geography, Civil Engineering or related program
  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is a plus
  • Experience managing and processing data in spatial and nonspatial databases
  • Experience with cartographic best practices
  • Must be able to prepare map layouts, graphics, charts, and tables
  • Experience in spatial analysis and geoprocessing tools (ArcToolbox)
  • Candidates should be highly motivated with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Geographical Information Systems, Information Management, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, or related program
  • Working knowledge of ESRI software products
  • Understanding of cartographic design, GIS map creation, geodatabase design, and feature/attribute editing
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Work or intern experience in water resources or environmental GIS
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • Experience in FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map production
  • Familiarity with National Flood Insurance Program procedures
  • ArcGIS Online
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly via phone, email, and in person to internal and external clients
  • Ability to adapt to change in deadlines, project scope, and tasks

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